12 months
764 USD/credit 22920 USD/year
764 USD/credit 22920 USD/year
749 USD/credit 22470 USD/year
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Prepares Geography students at Central Connecticut State University for careers in environmental studies, urban and regional planning, travel and tourism, computer mapping or geographical information systems work and further study in doctoral programs. Provides high-quality field application and promotes technology innovations including geotechnology.


Central Connecticut State University's Master of Science in Geography serves as a springboard for further study or a career in the fields of planning, tourism, geotechnology, or geography. Custom design a program of study to meet your needs and increase your career marketability.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate the ability to develop a research proposal and carry out an independent research on a chosen topic
  • Develop a Geography substantive claim of the literature in Geography at Central Connecticut State University in general and in at least one subfield of the subject.
  • Present and defend research work in oral and written literature using accepted social science research methods.
  • Demonstrate competent skills in the collection, analysis and mapping of geographic data.
  • Apply geographic knowledge and skills to solve a range of problems faced by businesses, industry, government etc.
  • Write effectively and persuasively about key theories, principles and issues in geography, and make appropriate citation of principal sources when making critical written arguments.
  • Know the major theories and important figures in the development of geography;
  • Be able to use geography outside the classroom; and
  • Be able to conduct and communicate the results of geographic research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Urban and regional planning
  • Environmental studies
  • Travel and tourism
  • Cultural and world regional geography
  • Computer mapping or geographic information systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Affidavit of Support (Declaration of Finance) form
  • Official transcripts and records of undergraduate and graduate studies from all institutions attended.
  • Original translations of academic records.
  • An original foreign credentials course-by-course evaluation report from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO).
  • Unless waived by the University, proof of competency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 764 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 764 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    22470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 749 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New Britain

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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